Originally Posted by syntec4
If the mechanic went to the trouble of stripping the calliper to check it, surely dropping in some new pads during re-assembly would have been sensible? Or have I read it wrong
(It wouldn't be the first or last time ).
+1 This is the TOO thrifty modus operendi
For $35 bucks, why wouldn't new pads have been installed? Were the caliper seals replaced? They can get old and harden, causing dragging.